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Author:Steve Radich - Founder BitShop, Inc.Created:1/9/2009 1:15 PM
Steve Radich, Founder of, ASPDeveloper.Net, and numerous other resource sites primary Blog

 You can install a free RDP server on your Raspberry Pi which may make it easier to connect for those with a Windows computer but not an extra monitor/keyboard/mouse

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 You may get an error like I did:

pi@raspberrypi:~ $ sudo apt-get install -f xorg-sgml-doctools

Reading package lists... Done

Building dependency tree

Reading state information... Done

xorg-sgml-doctools is already the newest version.

0 upgraded, 0 newly installed, 0 to remove and 0 not upgraded.

1 not fully installed or removed.

Need to get 0 B/21.9 kB of archives.

After this operation, 0 B of additional disk space will be used.

Do you want to continue? [Y/n]

dpkg: error processing package xorg-sgml-doctools (--configure):

 package is in a very bad inconsistent state; you should

 reinstall it before attempting configuration

Errors were encountered while processing:


E: Sub-process /usr/bin/dpkg returned an error code (1)

pi@raspberrypi:~ $ sudo dpkg --configure -a

NOTE: I had this dpkg --configure -a return an error the first time, which it fixed - But the problem above remained..

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 I had someone point out to stay away from SQL Server varchar(max) per this blog post about benchmark... But WHY is it slower?

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 In Nagios check_http gives a simple way to check web servers, but what if you need to pass in parameters? 

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  (default target) (1) ->

(GetAspNetMergePath target) -> 
C:\Program Files (x86)\MSBuild\Microsoft\VisualStudio\v14.0\Web\Transform\Microsoft.Web.Publishing.AspNetCompileMerge.targets(132,5): error : Can't find the valid AspnetMergePath [C:\Jenkins\jobs\BitShop Task List\Workspace\TaskSystem\TaskSystem.csproj]

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 Sometimes you may need to list the VM Network MAC addresses to find what host is using a MAC address - This simple Powershell command will show you:

Get-VM | Get-VMNetworkAdapter | ft VMName, MacAddress

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I got this odd error, although my git repo worked fine on other servers.. 

Multiple types were found that match the controller named

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 I received the following error after removing and re-adding a continuous deployment to Azure..

I seemed to have to wait more time even though it said it had been removed..

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You may find this command doesn't exist in Ubuntu 14.04:


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 You may run into errors such as:


ATTENTION: An error has occured. More info is in the syslog!
/var/lib/dpkg/info/mysql-server-5.5.postinst: line 236: logger: command not found
dpkg: error processing package mysql-server-5.5 (--configure):
 subprocess installed post-installation script returned error exit status 127
dpkg: dependency problems prevent configuration of mysql-server:
 mysql-server depends on mysql-server-5.5; however:
  Package mysql-server-5.5 is not configured yet.

dpkg: error processing package mysql-server (--configure):
 dependency problems - leaving unconfigured
Errors were encountered while processing:
E: Sub-process /usr/bin/dpkg returned an error code (1)


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